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Situations That Can Lead to Wrongful Convictions

A wrongful conviction means you may spend years behind bars for a crime you didn’t commit. The justice system is not perfect. According to the Equal Justice Initiative, more innocent people are in our prisons today than ever. Since 1989, the group says there have been 3,175 exonerations, absolving someone from blame through more reliableRead More

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Understanding The Search Warrant

Unlike other countries, the U.S. Constitution contains specific language protecting all U.S. citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. A law enforcement officer must first obtain a search warrant, signed by a judge or magistrate, before entering your property to look for evidence of a crime. The officer can then search any personal property, homes, papers,Read More

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DUI Diversion Program for Drunk Drivers in Alabama

A DUI diversion program is a way for you to stay out of jail in Alabama if you have been convicted of a DUI or driving under the influence. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drunk driving is a serious offense in Alabama, where 246 people lost their lives in alcohol-impaired drivingRead More

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Will a DUI Affect My Ability to Drive a Boat, Snowmobile, or ATV?

Logically it would seem reasonable that repeated DUI convictions would impact your ability to operate other motorized vehicles such as a boat, snowmobile, or all-terrain vehicle (ATV). But this is not true in Alabama. DUI and Other Vehicles Safe vehicle operation does not apply just to automobiles. Operating a boat, an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), orRead More